Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test 2012
Andhra University, one of the oldest Universities in the country offer the aspirants with various diplomas, Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral programmes in different fields. The University conducts entrance exam every year for the admittance of eligible ones to its Master of Science program.
Structure of Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test
Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test will be of objective type with multiple choice questions. The candidates have to answer 90 questions within 75 minutes. The question paper will have 3 sections – Part A having 40 questions carrying 40 marks, Part B having 30 questions of 30 marks and Part C of 20 questions carrying 20 marks. For each wrong answer ¼ marks will be deducted.
Syllabus of Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test
Part  A
Geology
 Paleontology
 Indian Geology
 Economic Geology
 Petrology
 Structural Geology
 Physical Geology
 Crystallography and Mineralogy
Geography
 Social and Economic Geography
 Principles of Physical Geography
 Regional Geography of India
 Regional Geography of Asia
Part  B
Mathematics
 Linear Algebra
 Rings & Fields
 Analysis and Groups
 Differential Equations
 Real Numbers
 Sequences and series
Computer Science
 Programming in C
 Data Structures
 Systems Software
 OS
 Loaders
 Linkers
 Macros & compilers
 Windows and UNIX
 Programming in C++
 DBMS
 Numerical Methods
 Internet Technologies and Web Commerce
 Computer Graphics
 Software Engineering Data communications & Computer networks
 Visual Basic
 Programming in Java and HTML
Statistics
 Applied Statistics
 Statistical methods & Inferences
 Probability and Distribution
Part  C
Physics
 Electromagnetic & Electronics
 Modern Physics
 Thermodynamics and Optics
 Mechanics
 Waves and Oscillations
Chemistry
 Inorganic Chemistry
 Physical Chemistry
 Organic Chemistry
 Agriculture
 Forestry
Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for the Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics program, the candidates should have completed their B.Sc program with any two of the following subjects in part II Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Geography, Computer Science, Statistics, Chemistry, Agriculture and Forestry. Mathematics should be one of the subjects at intermediate if not in B.Sc.
How to Apply?
The application form can be obtained from different concerned sale counters by payment of Rs. 300/. The form can also be received through post for which a request accompanied with DD of Rs. 350/ drawn in favour of ‘The Director’, AUCET, Directorate of Admissions which is payable at Visakhapatnam. The completed application form has to be sent before the due date to ‘The Director’, AUCET, Directorate of Admissions, Visakhapatnam.
How to fill the Form?
The applicants have to be very careful while filling in the application form. All the columns have to be filled neatly and legibly furnishing the exact details. All the necessary information required for filling each column of the application form are mentioned in the prospectus. The aspirants can refer that while filling.
Important Dates (Tentative)
[Please note that we only provide tentative dates based on previous years dates. For exact dates related information it is always best to check official websites only.]
Commencement of sale of applications: Last week of February, 2012
Last date for receipt of filledin applications without fine: Last week of March, 2012
Last date for receipt of filledin applications with a fine of Rs.500/: First week of April, 2012
Last date for Sale & receipt of filledin applications with a fine of Rs.1, 000/: Third week of April, 2012
Schedule of PG Entrance Tests: Last week of April, 2012
List of Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test Centres
 Visakhapatnam
 Srikakulam
 Vizianagaram
 Kakinada
 Rajahmundry
 Eluru
 Bhimavaram
 Vijayawada
 Guntur
Contact Address for Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test
 Address: Director, Directorate of Admissions, Vijayanagar Palace, Lawson’s Bay Colony (post), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam – 530 017
 Telephone no: 08912573441, 2706928
 Website: www.andhrauniversity.info
Colleges Accepting the Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test Score
Andhra University
Reference Books for Andhra University M.Sc Geoinformatics Entrance Test
 104 Number Theory Problems by Andreescu T, Feng Z
 A History of Vector Analysis by Michael J. Crowe
 A Textbook of B. Sc. Mathematics by Ranganath
 A Textbook of Geology by Mahapatra G. B
 A Textbook of Geology by Mukerjee P. K
 An Excursion in Mathematics by M. R. Modak, S.A. Katre and V.V. Acharya
 An Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods by John A Juve , Stephen F Davis , Randolph A Smith
 An introduction to the theory of numbers by G. H. Hardy & Wright
 An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers by I. Niven & H. S. Zuckerman
 Applied Linear Statistical Models by Neter, Kutner, Nachtsheim, and Wasserman
 Calculus, Vol. 1 by Tom M. Apostol
 Combinatorial Problems in Mathematical Competitions by Yao Zhang
 Competition Math for Middle School by J. Batterson
 Complex Analysis by Lars Ahlfors
 Concepts in Competitive Mathematics by Zachary M Boazman
 Concepts of Modern Mathematics by Ian Stewart
 Concise general knowledge by Pearson Publishers
 Current affairs by Arihant Publishers
 Dana’s Textbook of Mineralogy by John Wiley & Sons
 Design and Analysis: A Researcher’s Handbook by Geoffrey Keppel
 Dictionary of Statistics by Banday & Shah
 Differential and Integral Calculus by John Irwin Hutchinson Virgil
 Differential Goemetry: An Integrated Approach by Prakash
 Discrete Mathematics by Norman Biggs
 Earth’s Dynamic Systems by Hamblin W. K
 Economic Mineral Deposits by Jensen M. L & Bateman A. M
 Elementary Number Theory by David Burton
 Engineering & General Geology by Parbin Singh
 Excursions in geometry by Charles Stanley Ogilvy
 Excursions in number theory by Charles Stanley Ogilvy, John
 Excursions into mathematics by Anatole Beck and Michael N. B
 Exploration and Mining Geology by Peters W. C
 Functional Equations by B.J. Venkatachala
 Fundamentals of Historical Geology and Stratigraphy of India by Ravindra Kumar
 General and Engineering geology by Parbin Singh
 Generalized Linear Models by McCullagh and Nelder
 Geological Maps their solution and interpretation by Bolton T
 Groundwater and Tube Wells by Garg S. P
 Groundwater Hydrology by Todd D. K
 High School Mathematics Contests by R. Todev
 India’s Mineral Resources by Krishnaswamy S
 Industrial Minerals and Rocks of India by Deb
 Information Retrieval by C. J. van Rijsbergen
 Introduction to Physical Geology by Datta A. K
 Introduction to Research Methods in Statistics by Ron Mc Queen
 Introductory Statistics by David W. Stockburger
 Mathematical Circles: Russian Experience by Fomin
 Mathematical Excursion, Enhanced Edition by Richard N. Aufmann, J
 Mathematics by Raintree Steck
 Mathematics makes sense by William Dennis Lewis
 Mathematics under the Microscope by Alexandre V. Borovik
 Modern Algebra by B. L. Van Der Waerden
 Modern Geometry by Durrel M.A
 Nordic Mathematical Contest by R. Todev
 Numerical Integration of Differential Equations by A G Shanker
 Operator Algebras Generated by Commuting Projections: A Vector Measure Approach by Werner Ricker
 Ore Deposits of India by Rao T. C. & Gokhle K. V
 Paleontology Invertebrates by Woods & Henry
 Petrology by Haung G. N
 Physical geology by Mukharjee/Mahapatra
 Playing with infinity by Rozsa Peter
 Principles and Applications of Photogeology by Pandey S. N
 Principles of Invertebrate Palaeontology by Shrock R. R. & Twenhofel W. H
 Principles of Physical Geology by Thomas Nelson & Sons
 Principles of Stratigraphy by Lemon R. R
 Probability and Statistics for Science & Engineering by Shanker Rao
 Problem and Solutions From Around the World by Andreescu T, Feng Z
 Problem Solving Strategies by Arthur Engel
 Problems of Number Theory in Mathematical Competition by Yu Hongbing
 Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis by SC Aggarwal and SK Khurana
 Revolutions of Geometry by Michael O’Leary
 Rutley’s Elements of Mineralogy by Read H. H
 Schaum’s Easy Outline of Discrete Mathematics by Seymour Lipschutz
 Sedimentary Rocks by Pettijohn F. J
 Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments by Peter W. M. John
 Statistical Methods: The Geometric Approach by Saville and Wood
 Statistics and Scientific Method: An Introduction for Students and Researchers by Peter J
 Statistics for Experimenters by Box, Hunter, and Hunter
 Statistics for Management by Richard Levin
 Stratigraphic Principles and Practice by Weller J. M
 Structural Geology by Billings M. P
 Textbook of Surveying by Venkatramaiah C
 The Earth  An Introduction to Physical Geology by Tarbuck E. J. & Lutgens F. K
 The Principles of mathematics by Bertrand Russell
 The Principles of the Differential and Integral Calculus by Washington M Cartney
 Vector Analysis by Edwin Bidwell Wilson
 Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Forms: a Unified Approach by John H Hubbard
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Study Plan
The candidates have to be well prepared for clearing the Andhra University M.Sc. Geoinformatics Entrance Test. One should have a good knowledge on every topic in the syllabus of the entrance test. Various reference books are available in the market with the help of which the candidates can prepare.
How and Where To Get the Results?
The result of Andhra University M.Sc. Geoinformatics Entrance Test can be obtained from the official site of the University.
Score Validity
The score validity of Andhra University M.Sc. Geoinformatics Entrance Test will be for 1 year.

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